Penniform on one side. See semipennate muscle.

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semi·pen·ni·form (sem″e-penґĭ-form) penniform on one side; said of a muscle the fibers of which are attached to one side of the tendon.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Semipenniform — Sem i*pen ni*form (s[e^]m [i^]*p[e^]n n[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. (Anat.) Half or partially penniform; as, a semipenniform muscle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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